John P. O'Grady

312-425-3131

10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60603

211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2, Normal, IL 61761

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John P. O'Grady

John P. O'Grady

Associate

Direct Phone:312-334-9478

John P. O’Grady is an experienced trial attorney, concentrating in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. Prior to private practice, John served as a prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he obtained numerous guilty verdicts in jury trials for murder, arson and other major felony offenses.

As defense counsel for employers across the State of Illinois, John brings a proactive and vigorous approach to reducing his clients’ exposure and protecting their interests.

John has obtained several Zero decisions from arbitrators and commissioners at the IWCC, and he has successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate Court. However, John also knows the value in utilizing tools such as investigation, depositions and medical experts in order to close out a claim before it even reaches the arbitration process.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1990

Education

  • IIT Chicago – Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1990
  • University of Illinois, Bachelor of Arts, 1987
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-425-3131
211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4914
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